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"Holiness is not the luxury of a few. It is everyone's duty: yours and mine."  ~Mother Teresa

Saint Teresa



St. Teresa of Calcutta

August 26, 1910 - Born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Macedonia

Age 17 – Joined Sisters of Loreto

September 10, 1946 – Received the inspiration for the Missionaries of Charity on the train to Darjeeling ("Inspiration Day")

1950 – The Missionaries of Charity were born

April 16, 1984 - Lay Missionaries of Charity were founded by Fr. Sebastian Vazhakala, M.C. in the presence of Saint Teresa of Calcutta

September 5, 1997 – Died

October 19, 2003 - Beatified

September 4, 2016 - Canonized

 Come Be My Light